ESPN has suspended radio host and TV personality Dan Le Batard two whole days for placing a message directed at LeBron James on an Akron, Ohio billboard. The ad suggests that James owes the city of Miami gratitude for going there and winning two championships. Le Batard is a Miami native and occasionally writes columns … Continue Reading “ESPN (fake) suspends Dan Le Batard”
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has signed an agreement with the Sterling family trust to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. The Clippers are the third most popular basketball ball team in Los Angeles, after the Lakers and then the UCLA Bruins. After the deal is completed, it will be the richest deal … Continue Reading “Steve Ballmer signs deal to buy Clippers for $2 billion”
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has vowed to fight the NBA’s lifetime ban and any future action that would force him to sell the team. He also disavowed an agreement he reached with his estranged wife to negotiate a sale for the team. Max Blecher, Sterling’s lawyer, told ESPN the following: I believe what … Continue Reading “Donald Sterling’s constitutional rights have been blatantly invaded”
Remember when NBA commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life? Yeah, about that. Sterling has hired high-priced antitrust lawyer Maxwell Blecher and is vowing to fight the NBA, claiming that he has done nothing wrong. In Sterling’s defense, I’m sure he believes that. He’s been a terrible human being for … Continue Reading “Donald Sterling threatens to sue the NBA”
I’d prefer if the team was just kicked out of the league and the players be allowed to sign with other teams.
One of the many things I find fascinating about the controversy over racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is how some people are acting like Sterling being a racist jerk-face is something new. It’s not. Of all the people now pretending to be surprised by the racist allegations about Sterling, … Continue Reading “Why I have zero sympathy for Doc Rivers”